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[texts]Pre-natal culture : suggestions to parents relative to systematic methods of moulding the tendencies of offspring before birth - Newton, A. E. (Alonzo Eliot), 1821-1889

Keywords: Prenatal influences
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[texts]Maternal impressions; a study of child life before and after birth, and their effect upon individual life and character - Bayer, Charles J
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[texts]Maternal impressions; a study of child life before and after birth, and their effect upon individual life and character - Bayer, Charles J

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[texts]Maternal impressions; a study of child life before and after birth, and their effect upon individual life and character - Bayer, Charles J
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[texts]Influences maternelles pendant la gestation sur les prédispositions morales et intellectuelles des enfants - Frarière, Auguste de

Keywords: Heredity; Prenatal influences; Heredity
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[texts]Stirpiculture; or, The improvement of offspring through wiser generation - Holbrook, M. L. (Martin Luther), 1831-1902
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Keywords: Eugenics; Prenatal influences; Heredity
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[texts]Heredity and prenatal culture in the light of the new psychology - Riddell, Newton N., 1862-
"Authorities consulted": p. vi-viii
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[texts]Heredity and prenatal culture in the light of the new psychology - Riddell, Newton N., 1862-

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[texts]1988-1990 North Carolina birth defects registry report - Murray, Annette L
"May 1993."
Keywords: Abnormalities, Human; Prenatal influences
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[texts]Pre-natal culture; being suggestions to parents relative to systematic methods of moulding the tendencies of offspring before birth - Newton, A. E. (Alonzo Eliot), 1821-1889

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[texts]A child of light; or, Heredity and prenatal culture considered in the light of the new psychology - Riddell, Newton N., 1862- [from old catalog]

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[texts]Heredity and prenatal culture considered in the light of the new psychology - Riddell, Newton N., 1862- [from old catalog]

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[texts]Correlation of the psychological and physiological forces [microform] - Trenholme, E. H
'Reprinted from "The Obstetrical Journal" for October, 1877.'
Keywords: Pregnancy; Prenatal influences; Grossesse; Influences prénatales
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[texts]Aedoeology : a treatise on generative life ; including pre-natal influence, limitation of offspring, and hygiene of the generative system - Elliot, Sydney Barrington
Bibliographical foot-notes
Keywords: Prenatal influences; Contraception; Eugenics; Fetal Development; Contraception; Eugenics
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[texts]ERIC ED350548: DES Education and Research Amendments of 1992. Report to accompany H.R. 4178. House of Representatives, 102D Congress, 2d Session. - ERIC
This document is a Congressional report about a proposed amendment to the Public Health Service Act to provide for a program to carry out research on the drug diethylstilbestrol (DES), to educate health professionals and the public on the drug, and to provide for certain longitudinal studies regarding DES. The amendment itself is presented in the document, followed by a discussion of the purpose and summary of the amendment and a brief report on the background and need for such legislation...
Keywords: ERIC Archive; Drug Use; Federal Legislation; Pregnancy; Prenatal Influences; Public Health
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[texts]ERIC ED334017: Understanding Gestational Diabetes: A Practical Guide to a Healthy Pregnancy. - ERIC
This brochure addresses the problem of gestational diabetes and answers the most frequently asked questions about the disease. It begins by defining gestational diabetes and discussing its cause, then addresses such topics as: (1) how gestational diabetes differs from other types of diabetes; (2) who is at risk for developing gestational diabetes and how it is detected; (3) how gestational diabetes affects pregnancy and whether it will hurt the baby; (4) what can be done to reduce problems assoc...
Keywords: ERIC Archive; Adults; Diabetes; Dietetics; Food; Physical Health; Pregnancy; Prenatal Influences; Special Health Problems
[texts]ERIC ED337998: Focus on Perinatal Substance Abuse. MCH Program Interchange. - ERIC
This document provides information about selected materials related to perinatal substance abuse. Materials include books, reports, directories, and other items issued from 1987 to 1991. Most citations provide author, title, date, contact, ordering information, and a brief abstract. The resource guide describes 13 materials from state and local agencies; 18 materials from federal agencies; and 15 materials from educational, voluntary, and professional organizations...
Keywords: ERIC Archive; Alcoholism; Child Health; Drug Abuse; Perinatal Influences; Pregnancy; Prenatal Influences; Publications; Resources; Substance Abuse
[texts]ERIC ED310079: Maternal and Infant Nutrition Education Materials. January 1981-October 1988. Quick Bibliography Series. - ERIC
The materials cited in this annotated bibliography focus on maternal and infant health and the critical importance of good nutrition. Audiovisuals and books are listed in 152 citations derived from online searches of the AGRICOLA database. Materials are available from the National Agricultural Library or through interlibrary loan to a local library. (JD)
Keywords: ERIC Archive; Breastfeeding; Infants; Mothers; Neonates; Nutrition; Parent Child Relationship; Pregnancy; Prenatal Influences
[texts]ERIC ED350730: The Special Education Costs of Low Birthweight. NBER Working Paper Series. - ERIC
This paper investigates the relationship between low birthweight, enrollment in special education, and special education costs in the United States. The study used a national sample of approximately 8,000 children ages 6 to 15 from the 1988 National Health Interview Survey. The study held constant many of the social, economic, and family factors which are thought to be related to special education...
Keywords: ERIC Archive; Birth Weight; Costs; Elementary Secondary Education; Perinatal Influences; Premature Infants; Prenatal Influences; Program Costs; Special Education; Student Needs
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[texts]ERIC ED372319: Substance Abuse and Pregnancy: A Comprehensive Bibliography. - ERIC
This bibliography, containing over 1,000 entries from the period 1968 to June, 1991, was compiled to assist in the development of a report to Congress on the impact (both maternal and fetal) of substance abuse on pregnancy. Topics include pregnancy outcome, child health issues, legal and political issues, epidemiological aspects of substance abuse and pregnancy, the pharmacology of substance abuse in relation to pregnancy, methods of diagnosis, and related topics...
Keywords: ERIC Archive; Alcohol Abuse; Child Health; Drug Abuse; Mothers; Parent Role; Pregnancy; Prenatal Influences; Special Health Problems
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[texts]ERIC ED340168: Drug-Exposed Infants: Outlook on Education. - ERIC
This paper presents information on several complex aspects of the prenatal drug exposure problem faced by educators and other professionals. The paper examines the incidence of substance-abusing pregnant women and outlines the dimensions of family problems presented by these women in terms of family history, service needs, medical concerns, and psychological characteristics. It discusses the physical and developmental effects in infants prenatally exposed to drugs...
Keywords: ERIC Archive; Classroom Techniques; Congenital Impairments; Drug Use; Elementary Secondary Education; Family Problems; Human Services; Incidence; Infants; Neurological Impairments; Pregnancy; Prenatal Influences; Preschool Education; Social Problems
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[texts]ERIC ED361925: Prevention of Perinatal Substance Use: Pregnant and Postpartum Women and Their Infants Demonstration Grant Program. Abstracts of Active Projects FY 1993. - ERIC
This document presents summaries of the 147 demonstration grant projects sponsored by the federal Pregnant and Postpartum Women and Their Infants initiative, which is jointly funded by the Center for Substance Abuse Prevention and the Maternal and Child Health Bureau. This substance abuse prevention grant program, the largest federally funded program of its kind to date, focuses on the development of innovative, community-based models of drug prevention, education, and/or treatment targeting pre...
Keywords: ERIC Archive; Community Programs; Demonstration Programs; Drug Abuse; Federal Programs; Infants; Intervention; Perinatal Influences; Pregnancy; Prenatal Influences; Prevention; Program Descriptions; Substance Abuse
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[texts]ERIC ED351167: Fetal Alcohol Syndrome in Adolescents and Adults. - ERIC
Persons with fetal alcohol syndrome (FAS) may be diagnosed at birth based on specific symptoms and anomalies. These are history of prenatal alcohol exposure, mental retardation, central nervous system dysfunctions, growth deficiency, particular physical anomalies, and speech and language anomalies. With aging, cranial and skeletal anomalies become more pronounced. FAS adolescents and adults exhibit deficits in interpersonal relationships, immature social skills, confusing and nonproductive commu...
Keywords: ERIC Archive; Adolescents; Adults; Alcohol Abuse; American Indian Education; American Indians; Congenital Impairments; Elementary Secondary Education; Human Services; Learning Disabilities; Prenatal Influences; Symptoms (Individual Disorders)
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[texts]ERIC ED356870: Deceased Child Review Process: A Four-Year Perspective. - ERIC
In 1988, Franklin County Children Services in Columbus, Ohio, initiated the development of a community-based, multidisciplinary process to review all deaths of children on its open caseload, and deaths in cases in which the agency had contact with the child or the child's family in the 12 months preceding the child's death. The review process enables the community to identify problems in the service delivery system that are related to child deaths, and to eliminate preventable deaths by enhancin...
Keywords: ERIC Archive; Child Welfare; Children; Community Services; Data Collection; Death; Infant Mortality; Prenatal Care; Prenatal Influences; Program Improvement; Research Utilization; Social Services; Welfare Services
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[texts]ERIC ED340149: Substance Exposed Infants and Children. ERIC Digest #E505. - ERIC
This digest briefly summarizes available information on the educational needs of prenatally substance exposed infants and children. Estimated incidence figures are given for the numbers of children exposed in utero to illicit drugs and alcohol. The importance of parent/caregiver education in specific techniques to increase infant alertness and interactions is stressed. Sixteen recommended classroom strategies are grouped into protective factors (e.g., developmentally appropriate curricula) and f...
Keywords: ERIC Archive; Agency Cooperation; Alcohol Abuse; Classroom Techniques; Congenital Impairments; Drug Abuse; Educational Needs; Incidence; Parent Education; Prenatal Influences; Preschool Education; Special Health Problems; Substance Abuse
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[texts]ERIC ED378739: Intervention Strategies for the Child with Prenatal Drug Exposure. - ERIC
The behavior of the infant with prenatal drug exposure (PDE) is different from a nonexposed infant, and it is a difference that changes the rules of interaction for the caregiver. Infants exposed to opiates such as heroin or methadone demonstrate very specific signs of neurobehavioral dysfunction as they go through classic withdrawal symptoms. Infants exposed to cocaine exhibit somewhat more subtle behavioral dysfunction, but many of the same symptoms are present...
Keywords: ERIC Archive; Behavior Development; Behavior Patterns; Caregiver Child Relationship; Caregiver Role; Child Caregivers; Congenital Impairments; Drug Abuse; Infant Behavior; Infant Care; Intervention; Neonates; Neurology; Prenatal Influences
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[texts]ERIC ED344700: Strategic Plan for the Elimination of Childhood Lead Poisoning. - ERIC
This document describes an agenda for the first 5 years of a comprehensive effort to eliminate childhood lead poisoning. In 1984, between 3 and 4 million children were estimated to have blood lead levels high enough to adversely affect intelligence and behavior. Lead in the home environment, especially lead-based paint, is the major source of lead poisoning. Benefits of preventing lead exposure include reduced medical and special education costs, increased productivity, and reduced infant mortal...
Keywords: ERIC Archive; Child Health; Children; Financial Support; Health Care Costs; Health Programs; Infant Mortality; Lead Poisoning; Prenatal Influences; Prevention; Program Development; Public Health; Research Needs
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[texts]ERIC ED334018: Caring for Our Future: The Content of Prenatal Care. A Report of the Public Health Service Expert Panel on the Content of Prenatal Care. - ERIC
This report describes effective approaches for enhancing maternal, infant, and family outcomes based on the scientific and systematic assessment of the content of prenatal care conducted by the Public Health Service's Expert Panel on the Content of Prenatal Care. The range of risks, both medical and psychosocial, that the prenatal care provider must consider are reviewed, and the components and delivery of preconception and prenatal care are discussed...
Keywords: ERIC Archive; At Risk Persons; Health Behavior; Health Promotion; Infants; Intervention; Medical Evaluation; Medical Services; Mothers; Nutrition; Pregnancy; Prenatal Influences; Prevention; Research Needs
[texts]ERIC ED381964: Children with Fetal Alcohol Syndrome and Fetal Alcohol Effects: Patterns of Performance on IQ and Visual Motor Ability. - ERIC
This study explored relationships between intelligence and visual motor ability and patterns of impairment of visual motor ability in children prenatally affected by alcohol. Fourteen children (mean age 8.2 years) diagnosed with fetal alcohol syndrome (FAS) and 50 children with possible fetal alcohol effects (FAE) were assessed with the Bender Visual Motor Test and a Wechsler IQ test. The group exhibited impaired performance (using Koppitz's emotional and developmental scores) relative to norms...
Keywords: ERIC Archive; Child Development; Emotional Adjustment; Emotional Problems; Fetal Alcohol Syndrome; Intelligence; Intelligence Quotient; Perceptual Impairments; Perceptual Motor Coordination; Prenatal Influences; Visual Perception; Young Children
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[texts]ERIC ED336904: Advances in the Prevention of Low Birthweight. Proceedings from an International Symposium (Cape Cod, Massachusetts, May 8-11, 1988). - ERIC
This proceedings document contains papers addressing trends, determinants, and interventions in preventing low birthweight. Papers have the following titles and authors: "Trends in Rates of Low Birthweight in the United States" (Mary McCormick); "Evolution of the Preterm Birth Rate in France" (Gerard Breart); "The Etiology and Prevention of Low Birthweight: Current Knowledge and Priorities for Future Research" (Michael Kramer); "Support and Stress during Pregnancy: What Do They Tell Us about Low...
Keywords: ERIC Archive; Birth Weight; Congenital Impairments; Etiology; Infants; Medical Research; Neonates; Nutrition; Perinatal Influences; Pregnancy; Premature Infants; Prenatal Influences; Prevention; Preventive Medicine; Smoking; Social Support Groups; Stress Variables
[texts]ERIC ED335843: Center for Research for Mothers and Children. 1988 Progress Report. - ERIC
The 1988 Progress Report covers research activities of the five branches of the Center for Research for Mothers and Children of the National Institute of Child Health and Human Development. An introductory section briefly describes the Center, notes staff activities and Center sponsored conferences and workshops, and identifies highlights of activities of each of the Branches. A separate section is then given to each Branch's activities reported in terms of an overview, program activities, resea...
Keywords: ERIC Archive; Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome; Children; Contracts; Federal Aid; Grants; Learning Processes; Mental Retardation; Mothers; Nutrition; Perinatal Influences; Pregnancy; Prenatal Influences; Research Projects; Special Health Problems
[texts]ERIC ED339550: Maternal-Child Health Data from the NLSY: 1988 Tabulations and Summary Discussion. - ERIC
This report uses data from the 1983 through 1988 rounds of the National Longitudinal Survey of Youth (NLSY) to provide information about prenatal, infant, and child health. Objectives of the report are to present statistics which should be of value to maternal and child health policymakers, and to provide NLSY users with baseline information about the health status of NLSY families. In 1988, interviews were conducted with 3,336 mothers of 6,540 children...
Keywords: ERIC Archive; Birth; Breastfeeding; Child Health; Drinking; Health Behavior; Infants; Longitudinal Studies; Medical Services; Mothers; National Surveys; Pregnancy; Prenatal Influences; Smoking; Tables (Data)
[texts]ERIC ED387465: Teaching Children Affected by Substance Abuse. - ERIC
This guide presents and describes six effective teaching strategies for use with children affected by substance abuse before birth. This introduction provides information on the scope of the problem and the educational implications. It is noted that even without intervention when the child is still very young, teachers can improve the educational prospects for children at risk. Educators have identified practices that help them to succeed in regular education settings...
Keywords: ERIC Archive; At Risk Persons; Children; Classroom Techniques; Cooperative Learning; Educational Environment; Elementary Education; Family School Relationship; Prenatal Influences; Student Evaluation; Substance Abuse; Teaching Methods
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[texts]ERIC ED370277: Fetal Alcohol Syndrome and Fetal Alcohol Effects in Child Development. - ERIC
This literature review defines Fetal Alcohol Syndrome (FAS) and Fetal Alcohol Effects (FAE) and considers their causes, diagnoses, prevalence, and educational ramifications. Effects of alcohol during each of the trimesters of pregnancy are summarized. Specific diagnostic characteristics of FAS are listed: (1) growth deficiency, (2) a characteristic pattern of facial features and physical abnormalities, and (3) central nervous system dysfunction and neurobehavioral dysfunction...
Keywords: ERIC Archive; Alcohol Abuse; Alcoholism; Child Development; Clinical Diagnosis; Congenital Impairments; Early Intervention; Educational Needs; Fetal Alcohol Syndrome; Pregnancy; Prenatal Influences; Prevention; Special Health Problems; Symptoms (Individual Disorders)
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[texts]ERIC ED339936: Drug-Exposed Kids: A Crisis in America's Schools. Hearing before the Select Committee on Narcotics Abuse and Control, House of Representatives. One Hundred Second Congress, First Session. - ERIC
This report of a congressional hearing presents information on children exposed to drugs prenatally and their later educational problems. The document begins with an opening statement and a prepared statement from Representative Charles B. Rangel. Testimony and prepared statements from the following witnesses are included: (1) Evelyn Davis, Assistant Professor of Pediatrics, Department of Pediatrics and Department of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, Harlem Hospital Center; (2) Charlie Knight, Su...
Keywords: ERIC Archive; Children; Drug Abuse; Elementary School Students; Elementary Secondary Education; Hearings; Parent Child Relationship; Pregnancy; Prenatal Influences; Secondary School Students; Substance Abuse
[texts]ERIC ED371256: Paternal Psychopathology: Relationship to Adolescent Substance Abuse and Deviant Behavior. - ERIC
Research has documented the genetic contribution of paternal alcoholism and Antisocial Personality Disorder as risk factors for adolescent deviant behavior, including substance abuse. Teens (n=147) between the ages of 12 and 19 years and their parents participated in the study. The sample consisted of 74 substance abusing teens/families drawn from inpatients at addiction treatment centers in San Diego and 73 nonabusing teens/families drawn from the same community...
Keywords: ERIC Archive; Adolescent Behavior; Adolescent Development; Alcoholism; Antisocial Behavior; Behavior Disorders; Biological Influences; Drug Addiction; Fathers; Genetics; Heredity; Parent Background; Parent Child Relationship; Prenatal Influences; Substance Abuse
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[texts]ERIC ED326035: Fetal Alcohol Syndrome: Research Review and Implications. - ERIC
Research on fetal alcohol syndrome is reviewed, with particular emphasis on the implications of the syndrome for the development of mental retardation and other handicapping conditions. Attention is given to historical aspects; epidemiology; physiological and behavioral characteristics; and concerns related to diagnosis, prevention, and intervention. The review provides an overview of biological processes and critical periods of gestation, and examines the effects of fetal alcohol syndrome in te...
Keywords: ERIC Archive; Alcohol Abuse; Alcoholism; Clinical Diagnosis; Congenital Impairments; Drinking; Epidemiology; Handicap Identification; History; Intervention; Mental Retardation; Neurological Impairments; Pregnancy; Prenatal Influences; Prevention
[texts]ERIC ED340785: Data Archive on Adolescent Pregnancy and Pregnancy Prevention (DAAPPP). Catalog of Products. - ERIC
This catalog of products from the Data Archive on Adolescent Pregnancy and Pregnancy Prevention (DAAPPP) contains a list of DAAPPP social science Data Sets on topics related to teenage pregnancy and family planning. Each Data Set listing contains the following information: (1) name of study or program; (2) name of investigator or sponsoring agency; (3) description of study or program; and (4) price of available materials...
Keywords: ERIC Archive; Abortions; Adolescents; Adoption; Census Figures; Contraception; Databases; Early Parenthood; Family Planning; Females; Full Text Databases; Health; Pregnancy; Premature Infants; Prenatal Influences; Sexuality; Surveys; Unwed Mothers
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[texts]ERIC ED353044: Fetal Alcohol Syndrome: Crack and AIDS Babies. Fostering Families. A Specialized Training Program Designed for Foster Care Workers & Foster Care Parents. - ERIC
This module is part of a training program for foster parents and foster care workers offered at Colorado State University. The module examines the effects of maternal alcohol and crack use during the prenatal period on infants, and the transmission of AIDS to infants. The module's learning objectives address: (1) foster care concerns for medically fragile infants; (2) the identification of symptoms of infants who have fetal alcohol syndrome (FAS), have been exposed prenatally to drugs, or have A...
Keywords: ERIC Archive; Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome; Behavior Problems; Cocaine; Crack; Drug Rehabilitation; Drug Use; Foster Care; Foster Children; Foster Family; Infants; Medical Services; Prenatal Influences; Symptoms (Individual Disorders)
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[texts]ERIC ED313127: Effect of Comprehensive Prenatal Care and Psychosocial Support on Birthweights of Infants of Low-Income Women. - ERIC
A study investigated effects of comprehensive prenatal care on birthweight, child development, and maltreatment of children. A total of 2,585 pregnant women were screened at their first prenatal visits and the 428 at highest social risk were randomly assigned to either comprehensive intervention or routine prenatal care. The comprehensive intervention was designed to provide psychosocial support and comprehensive health care for low-income women and infants during the mother's pregnancy and the ...
Keywords: ERIC Archive; Birth Weight; Comparative Analysis; Infants; Intervention; Low Income Groups; Medical Services; Mothers; Prenatal Influences; Program Effectiveness; Social Support Groups; Young Adults
[texts]ERIC ED377472: Prenatally Drug-Exposed Children in the Classroom: Identifying Behavioral Characteristics and Instructional Strategies for Literacy Development. - ERIC
A study examined the classroom behaviors of prenatally drug-exposed children and assessed the effectiveness of instructional strategies used by their classroom teachers. Subjects, 13 current and former classroom teachers of 6 medically documented prenatally exposed children between the ages of 4 and 10, completed a two-part survey. The researchers, both professors of education, also responded to the survey items following classroom observations...
Keywords: ERIC Archive; Classroom Environment; Classroom Research; Drug Abuse; Elementary Education; Elementary School Students; Grouping (Instructional Purposes); Instructional Effectiveness; Prenatal Influences; Reading Research; Student Behavior; Teaching Methods
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[texts]ERIC ED377975: Perinatal Alcohol and Drug Use: Access to Essential Services in 12 California Counties. CPS Report. - ERIC
A research project acquired and compiled information on the services (from state and federally funded programs in California) available for chemically dependent pregnant and parenting women and young drug-exposed children from birth to age 3. The research methods consisted of a literature review and a survey of 13 key state and federally funded programs financing alcohol and/or drug treatment and recovery services, health care, social services, and early intervention services for young children...
Keywords: ERIC Archive; Alcohol Abuse; At Risk Persons; Coordination; Drug Abuse; Early Intervention; Eligibility; Health Services; Perinatal Influences; Policy Formation; Prenatal Influences; Social Services; State Surveys
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[texts]ERIC ED359734: An Analysis of Resources To Aid Drug-Exposed Infants and Their Families. - ERIC
This document describes a comprehensive service delivery model for drug-exposed infants and their families, provides a compendium of programs and funding sources that target the needs of these families, and delineates areas in need of financial support and further exploration. Development of the model required a literature review, interviews, and networking to: (1) create a service delivery consensus document that provides an appropriate continuum-of-care of comprehensive medical, social, and su...
Keywords: ERIC Archive; At Risk Persons; Congenital Impairments; Delivery Systems; Drug Abuse; Family Programs; Federal Aid; Financial Support; Infants; Models; Pregnancy; Prenatal Influences; Private Financial Support; Public Policy; Resources; Substance Abuse
[texts]ERIC ED340472: Generating Innovative Strategies for Healthy Infants and Children. Hearing before the Select Committee on Children, Youth, and Families. House of Representatives, One Hundred Second Congress, First Session. - ERIC
In this report of a hearing on infants' and children's health, two factsheets present information on the lack of recent progress in reducing infant mortality rates; the accessibility of prenatal care; low birthweight; nutrition; inadequate child health care; health risks for low-income children; the lack of adequate health insurance; the health care provider shortage; inflexibilities of the medical system; the limits of technology in addressing the issue of infant mortality; the relationship of ...
Keywords: ERIC Archive; At Risk Persons; Birth Weight; Child Health; Delivery Systems; Drug Use; Federal Programs; Health Insurance; Health Personnel; Health Programs; Health Services; Hearings; Infant Mortality; Low Income Groups; Nutrition; Prenatal Influences; Unwed Mothers
[texts]ERIC ED341511: Cocaine Kindergartners: Preparing for the First Wave. Hearing on the Impact Drug Abuse is Having upon Children before the Committee on the Judiciary. United States Senate, One Hundred Second Congress, First Session. - ERIC
A one-day hearing convened by the Senate Judiciary Committee examined the effort to meet the needs of children entering school who were exposed to drugs before their birth. Testimony focuses on the extent of the problem nationwide and on the need for early intervention strategies and special teacher training programs. Special note is taken of the problems that result from alcohol abuse, including fetal alcohol syndrome...
Keywords: ERIC Archive; Alcohol Abuse; Child Advocacy; Child Health; Cocaine; Developmental Disabilities; Drug Abuse; Early Intervention; Federal Legislation; Federal Programs; Hearings; Kindergarten Children; Prenatal Influences; Preschool Children; Public Policy; School Readiness; Special Education
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[texts]ERIC ED341529: Health, Wellness, and Substance Abuse Prevention. INAR/NACIE Joint Issues Sessions. National Indian Education Association (NIEA) Annual Conference (22nd, San Diego, California, October 15, 1990). - ERIC
This report summarizes two joint sessions held by the Indian Nations At Risk Task Force and the National Advisory Council on Indian Education to hear testimony on health and substance abuse prevention issues relevant to Native American children. Issues and problems fell into the following areas: (1) general health and wellness, including the need for culturally relevant programs to address issues of substance abuse and health, and Native traditional approaches to counseling; (2) prenatal and inf...
Keywords: ERIC Archive; American Indian Education; American Indians; Child Health; Educational Strategies; Elementary Secondary Education; Health Education; Health Promotion; Hearings; Prenatal Influences; Prevention; Primary Sources; School Community Programs; Substance Abuse; Tribes; Wellness
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[texts]ERIC ED359678: Alcohol, Tobacco, and Other Drugs May Harm the Unborn. - ERIC
This book combines in a single volume the findings of basic research and clinical studies conducted on the effects of alcohol, tobacco, and other drugs on the fetus, the mother, and the baby after birth and through lactation. It first outlines changing perspectives on teratology (the study of causes for birth defects), as knowledge about the dangers of maternal alcohol and other drug use has increased, and notes limitations of teratogenic research...
Keywords: ERIC Archive; Alcohol Abuse; At Risk Persons; Breastfeeding; Cocaine; Counseling Techniques; Drinking; Drug Abuse; Drug Use; Heroin; Infants; Influences; Marijuana; Mothers; Narcotics; Perinatal Influences; Pregnancy; Prenatal Influences; Smoking; Substance Abuse; Tobacco
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[texts]ERIC ED340154: Delivering Special Education: Statistics and Trends. Revised. ERIC Digest #E463. - ERIC
This digest presents summary statistics addressing the following questions: (1) "How are children with disabilities defined?" (2) "Who are the students served?" (3) "Where are these students receiving their special education?" and (4) "How many teachers are needed?" The digest also examines past and present trends and their implications for the future of special education. Trends identified include: a possible future decrease in special education students as prereferral interventions serve "hard...
Keywords: ERIC Archive; Delivery Systems; Disabilities; Educational Trends; Elementary Secondary Education; Federal Legislation; Handicap Identification; Incidence; Prenatal Influences; Preschool Education; Special Education; Statistical Data; Substance Abuse; Teacher Supply and Demand; Trend Analysis
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[texts]ERIC ED344355: Behavioral Aspects of Fetal Alcohol Syndrome. Mountain Plains Information Bulletin. - ERIC
This paper discusses the symptoms, causes, and diagnosis of fetal alcohol syndrome (FAS) and fetal alcohol effects (FAE). It then presents information from biological and adopted parents of 14 individuals (ages 4-23 years) diagnosed with FAS or FAE, based on a parent survey concerning behavioral and educational histories of their children. Behavior patterns were characterized by impulsivity, hyperactivity, poor attention span, poor judgment, and difficulty in remaining on task...
Keywords: ERIC Archive; Alcohol Abuse; Behavior Patterns; Behavior Problems; Classroom Environment; Clinical Diagnosis; Congenital Impairments; Elementary Secondary Education; Environmental Influences; Etiology; Family Environment; Neurological Impairments; Parent Attitudes; Prenatal Influences; Preschool Education; Questionnaires; Symptoms (Individual Disorders); Teaching Methods
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[texts]ERIC ED361979: Finding Common Ground: A Call for Collaboration. Promoting State Interagency Efforts To Reduce the Impact of Perinatal Alcohol and Other Drug Use on Families. - ERIC
This manual assists state agencies in developing public policy and programs to address prevention and treatment for the abuse of alcohol and other drugs by women during pregnancy. It stresses the importance of collaborative action among the many agencies involved. The first chapter is a specific call for collaboration, noting several federal programs which emphasize collaboration. The second chapter discusses three specific state service systems in terms of their missions, mandates, and structur...
Keywords: ERIC Archive; Agencies; Agency Cooperation; Alcohol Abuse; Child Welfare; Community Programs; Congenital Impairments; Drug Abuse; Federal Aid; Federal State Relationship; Health Services; Intervention; Policy Formation; Pregnancy; Prenatal Influences; Prevention; Program Development; Public Policy; Social Services; State Programs; Substance Abuse
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